Data protection statement

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company and our products.

Wernsing Feinkost GmbH complies with the data protection laws. To ensure that you feel secure when visiting our website, we would like to inform you about how we handle your data. If we collect personal data from you, we use it for internal purposes only and it will only be transmitted and/or stored in accordance with current data protection regulations. Under no circumstances will the collected data be sold or passed on to third parties for any other reason.

This privacy policy applies to the use of our website We cannot guarantee data protection for websites or content of external providers to which we link or refer.


1. Usage data

Wernsing Feinkost GmbH collects and temporarily stores so-called usage data on the web server for statistical evaluation in order to improve the quality of our website. This data record consists of:

  • Browser type/version
  • Page from which the file was requested
  • File name
  • Date and time of the query
  • Data volume transferred
  • Access status
  • Visitor IP address shortened by the last three digits


The stored data is stored anonymously. This prevents the creation of personal user profiles. This data is not merged with other data sources. In addition, the data is deleted following a statistical evaluation.


2. Purpose of data processing and legal basis

Your personal data will be processed for the following reasons and based on the applicable legal basis:

  • Communication and data exchange in accordance with Section 6 Subsection 1 letters a), b), f) of the German Data Protection Act (DSGVO)
  • Initiation of contracts according to Section 6 Subsection1 letters a) and b) DSGVO
  • Applicant selection procedure under Section 6 Subsection 1 letter b) of the DSGVO
  • Public relations and advertising as per Section 6 subsection 1 letter f) DSGVO
  • Ensuring the correct functioning of a data processing system in accordance with Section 6 Subsection 1 letters c) and f) DSGVO
  • Analysis of user behaviour, optimisation of the website in accordance with Section 6 Subsection 1 letter f) DSGVO



What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are saved by the web browser on the user's local device to store certain information. The next time the user visits our website using the same device, the information stored in cookies is sent back to our website ("first party cookie") or another website to which the cookie belongs ("third party cookie"). By means of the information stored and returned in the cookie, the respective website recognises that the user has already accessed and visited it with the web browser of his or her device. We use this information in order to provide the user with the best possible experience of the website according to his or her preferences. However, only the cookie itself is identified on the user's device. Any further storage of personal data is only carried out if the user gives us his explicit consent or if this storage is absolutely necessary in order to be able to use the service offered and accessed.

Consent to the use of cookies
Cookies which are not absolutely essential to provide the services on this website will only be used after you have given your consent. By giving consent to the use of cookies on the basis of a notification from us on the website ("cookie banner"), the user agrees to the processing of cookies. The user can adjust his or her cookie settings individually at any time, for example by activating or deactivating specific cookie categories. For information on how the user can deactivate or delete cookies in general (including the essential cookies) in his or her browser, please refer to "Deactivating or deleting all cookies".

Legal basis
If the user has given his or her consent to the use of cookies in response to a notification provided by us on the website ("cookie banner"), the legality of the data processing is governed by section 6 subsection 1 part 1 letter a DSGVO. If consent is not requested, our legitimate interest (that is, our interest in the analysis, optimisation and commercial operation of this website and services) in the sense of section 6 subsection 1 part 1 letter f DSGVO forms the legal basis for the use of cookies.

Categories of cookies used
Depending on the purpose and function, we divide the cookies which are used on our website into the following categories:

  • Essential cookies
  • Functional cookies
  • Statistical cookies
  • Marketing cookies

Essential cookies
Essential cookies ensure that this website or service functions properly. This means that without these cookies, the website or service cannot be used as intended. This type of cookie is only used by the website operator (first party cookies) and all information stored in the cookies is only sent to this website. The following essential cookies are used on our website:

Duration: Session
Purpose: used to identify returning users

Name: cookieconsent_dismissed
Duration: 1 Jahr
Purpose: storage of consent to/refusal of optional cookies
Essential cookies cannot be deactivated or activated individually. The user has the option of adjusting his cookie settings at any time or deactivating cookies in general in his browser (see section "Deactivating or deleting all cookies").

Functional cookies
Functional cookies enable this website to store information such as the user name or language selection and to offer the user improved and personalised functions based on this information. These cookies only collect and store information in an anonymous form. We do not use these types of cookies.

Statistical cookies
Statistical cookies collect information on how our websites are used in order to improve their attractiveness, content and functionality. These cookies help us to determine, for example, whether and which sub-pages of our website are visited and what content users are particularly interested in. We record the number of times a page is accessed, the number of sub-pages called up, the time spent on our website, the sequence of pages visited, which search terms led our users to us, the country, region and, if applicable, the city from which the access takes place, as well as the proportion of mobile devices that access our websites. The IP address of a computer which is transmitted for technical reasons is automatically made anonymous and does not allow us to draw any conclusions about the individual user.
The following statistical cookies are used on our website:

Name: _ga
Duration: 2 years
Purpose: anonymous differentiation of users
The user can object to the use of statistical cookies at any time by adjusting his cookie settings accordingly.

Marketing cookies originate, among other things, from external advertising companies and are used to collect information about the websites visited by the user, for example in order to create targeted advertising for the user. We do not use these types of cookies.

Deactivating or deleting all cookies
The user can set his web browser to generally prevent the storage of cookies on his local device or to ask him each time whether he agrees to the placement of cookies. Once cookies have been placed, the user can delete them at any time. A description of how this works can be found in the help function of the respective web browser. The general deactivation of cookies may lead to functional limitations on this website.


3a. Google reCAPTCHA

We use „Google reCAPTCHA“ (hereinafter referred to as „reCAPTCHA“) on this website. The provider is Google Ireland Limited („Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to check whether the data input on this website (for example in a contact form) is made by a human being or by an automated program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA analyses the behaviour of the website visitor on the basis of various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the visitor enters the website. For analysis purposes, reCAPTCHA evaluates a range of information (for example IP address, time spent on the website or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis is forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analysis runs entirely in the background. Website visitors are not notified that an analysis is taking place. The storage and analysis of the data is based on section 6 subsection 1 letter f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting his web services from abusive automated spying and from spam. If the appropriate consent has been requested (e.g. consent to the storage of cookies), the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of section 6 subsection 1 letter a DSGVO; the consent can be revoked at any time.

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA can be found in the Google Privacy Policy and the Google Terms of Use under the following links: and


4. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses the so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the USA, and stored there.With decision of 12.07.2016 the EU Commission has decided that under the regulations of the EU-US Privacy Shield a decent data protection level for data transmission into the USA exists.

However, since IP anonymisation has been activated on this website, your IP address has been previously abridged by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other states parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website and internet usage to the   website operator. The creation of pseudonymous user profiles can be contradicted at any time. There are several possibilities to do so:

  • You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would point out that in this case, you may not be able to fully use all the functions of this website.
  • You can also prevent the collection and processing of your personal data by Google by downloading and installing the available browser plug-in at the following link (
  • You can disallow web analytics carried out by Google Analytics by setting an opt-out cookie to prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this site: Deactivate Google Analytics

For more information on our terms of use and data protection policy, please visit and


5. Right of access, correction and deletion of personal data

As a user, you have the right at any time and free of charge to request information about the data stored by us regarding your person, its origin and recipient, as well as the purpose of storage. In addition, you have the right to correct incorrect data, block/restrict and delete your personal data, the storage of which is inadmissible or no longer necessary.

You have the right to receive your personal data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, conventional and machine-readable format or to have it transferred to a third-party system.


6. Objection

We use your data to inform you about offers and services of our company. You have the right at any time to object to the use of your personal data for advertising, market and opinion research and statistical evaluation purposes.


7. Right of appeal to the supervisory authority

If you suspect unlawful processing of your data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate supervisory authority.


8. Contact form / e-mail contact / telephone calls

Personal data that you provide to us by filling out contact forms, by telephone or by e-mail will of course be treated confidentially. We use your data exclusively for the purpose of answering your enquiry.

Further information on data processing can be found here


9. Online application tool

We offer you the opportunity to apply for a job with us online. For this we need some personal information. We assure you that your information will be treated confidentially. The data provided will be processed, forwarded and used exclusively for the purpose of selecting applicants. By submitting your application, you assure that you have taken note of the information regarding the processing and use of your personal data and that you agree to this.

Further information on data processing can be found here


10. Wernsing Food Family - App (internal)

Further information on data processing can be found here


11. Data protection officer

Should you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data over and above the above explanations, please do not hesitate to contact us. Please contact the data protection officer of Wernsing Feinkost GmbH for this purpose and also for exercising your above-mentioned rights:

Isabell Hüther

Kartoffelweg 1

49632 Addrup-Essen


Telefon: 05438/51-605



12. Responsible position in terms oft data protection law:

Wernsing Feinkost GmbH

Kartoffelweg 1

49632 Addrup-Essen


Tel: 05438/51-01

Fax: 05438/51-350



13. Changes to the privacy statement

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection statement to technical and legal developments at any time.